Man in his 20s is stabbed in front of stunned Christmas shoppers in west London
- Man in his 20s suffered stab wounds in an attack in Chiswick, west London
- An ambulance rushed him to hospital as detectives investigated the attack
- Police are appealing for information as they continue to hunt the attacker
Horrified Christmas shoppers looked on in horror this morning as a man was stabbed in a busy London street.
The victim, who is in his 20s, was set upon in the busy Chiswick High Road, west London shortly after 11am today.
Police are hunting the attacker and are awaiting news from the hospital on the extent of the victim’s injuries.
An air ambulance in Chiswick today after a man in his 20s was stabbed in front of shoppers
Locals reported a police helicopter flew over the scene to help officers track down the attacker, who is still at large.
A witness tweeted: ‘Holy sh**, someone got stabbed on the High Street while I was shopping, I’m shook.’
A spokesman for Hounslow police said: ‘Police were called at around 11.2hrs on Friday, 21 December to reports of a stabbing in Chiswick High Road, Turnham Green. Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service.
A man, believed to be in his 20s, was at the scene with stab injuries. He has been taken to hospital – we await an update on condition.
‘No arrest have been made and enquiries continue.
‘If you have info about this incident, call police on 101 ref 2713/21DEC or Crimestoppers anonymously 0800555111’
The air ambulance landed on the nearby Turnham Green after the attack shortly after 11am